The East Central European Center of Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar position in Serbian studies for the academic year 2016-17. The fellowship will cover a nine-month period beginning September 1, 2016. The position comes with a salary of $45,000 (with benefits). This position is made possible by the generous support of the Njegoš Endowment.
The postdoctoral research scholar’s curricular responsibility is to develop and teach one course each semester (Fall 2016 and Spring 2017). The scholar is required to be in residence in the New York City area and is expected to participate in the intellectual life of the East Central European Center and the Harriman Institute.
We encourage applications from Social Science or Humanities disciplines. The applicant’s research must focus on Serbia.
The position is open to young scholars who have received (or will have received) the Ph.D. in a relevant discipline from July 31, 2013 to June 30, 2016 and who do not hold a tenure-track position.
Recipients must complete all their Ph.D. requirements (completed and deposited the dissertation) by June 30, 2016.
All application materials (including letters of reference) must be received by the Institute on or before January 15, 2016. Candidates may be invited for a phone interview. All evaluations made in connection with applications received are confidential.
Awards will be announced no later than March 2016.
Please send completed application materials by email in a single PDF file to Rebecca Dalton to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of recommendation should be sent separately by the referees to Ms. Dalton by that deadline. For questions, please contact Rebecca Dalton at 212-854-6239.